Alan Forsyth, English club hockey’s leading scorer who was picked as a GB reserve in Tokyo, has revealed he has given away all his Team GB Olympic kit and doesn’t admit to even being in the Japanese capital for those who don’t know him.
Forsyth, who has moved from Surbiton to HGC this season, says that being in Tokyo was “probably the worst experience of my life” as he dealt with being an accredited playing reserve alongside Harry Martin and goalkeeper George Pinner.
In an interview with Scottish newspaper The Herald, Forsyth added that he was even considering not travelling to Tokyo before supporting his team-mates.
“The sooner I forget it, the better,” he said.
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